Monthly Archives: June 2011

Guest Post on The Heroine’s Bookshelf

What a great way to start the week. The blogpost that I wrote for The Heroine’s Bookshelf to celebrate Margaret Mitchell Month and Gone with the Wind is up. Please take a moment to read how I learned to love … Continue reading

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Guest Post on Beyond Little House: Little Town on the Prairie Read-a-Long

The classic Garth Williams Cover I forgot yesterday in my housekeeping notes, that I’m also taking part in Beyond Little House’s Little Town on the Prairie read-a-long. Probably because I had written this about two months ago. “Chapter 23: Schooltime … Continue reading

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On the Way Home

First, I have made some changes to the blog. What do you think?  It is hard to imagine that in less than three weeks I will be heading back to Vermont. I feel like I’m halfway through one of those … Continue reading

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VCFA Blog Initiative Update

It has been a crazy few days, following up on some overdue writing projects. But, I’m happy to say that I’m catching up. The VCFA blogging initiative continued and here are some of the latest posts. You can also keep … Continue reading

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Teaching Authors–6 Children’s Authors Who Also Teach Writing: The Point of Point of View by Jodi Paloni

Today kicks off our VCFA Summer Blog Initiative where students and alumni from the college will be guest blogging on various children’s book blogs on some aspect of craft. Because I loved this idea, I agreed to do two. The … Continue reading

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A Review: Winter Shadows

Winter Shadows by Margaret Buffie My rating: 5 of 5 stars It is not often that I give a novel, 5/5 stars. Margaret Buffie is at the top of her craft with her latest novel, Winter Shadows. Two teens, 150 … Continue reading

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